An eye-catching sculptural display installed Friday in Land Park as part of Saturday’s Race for the Arts is not an ordinary piece of art. The first sign? A large list of side effects printed on an element of the exhibit. Titled “The Tangled Tale,” the 28-foot exhibit of human figures on the grass near Land Park Drive was funded by Lundbeck Takeda, an international drug company partnership that sells Trintellix, an antidepressant.
On Friday, the state Senate rallied around Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, who suffered a series of stinging legislative losses in the Assembly Appropriations Committee earlier this month, including having her name stripped from one of her bills.
A new study highlights the 50 pairs of school districts with the biggest gaps in poverty rates. It lists three in California, including Fresno Unified, which is using a boost in state funding to try to catch up.
First-year Sacramento Kings coach Dave Joerger takes a moment on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 25, 2016, to talk about joining the franchise as it begins a new era in the Golden 1 Center that is scheduled to open next month. Joerger, who coached the Memphis Grizzlies the previous three seasons, said he looks forward to the 2016-17 season and working alongside general manager Vlade Divac as they attempt to reverse the Kings' misfortune of failing to qualify for the postseason for 10 consecutive years.
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